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Sikki Crafts: Art Made of Golden Grass i...

Sikki Crafts: Art Made of Golden Grass in Bihar Weaving sustainability into traditions The craftsmanship of Sikki weaving is a prime example of sustainability in contemporary times The ancient Sikki craft of Bihar is gaining worldwide attention for its beauty, utility and environmental friendliness. Traditional craftsmanship has not only reached all over India, but has […]

Egyptian potters using mud from the Nile...

For generations, potters in the village of El Nazla have used mud carried by the Nile to make their items by hand, using techniques they believe date back to ancient Egypt. But they say they are now struggling to preserve their craft from the pressures of inflation, pollution and modernization. Potters manually mix clay, straw […]

Famous Japanese “Golden Craft Art” Attra

ANI | Update: May 25, 2020 5:09 PM STI Kanazawa [Japan], May 25 (ANI): This thin gold leaf is called Kinpaku in Japanese. It is the symbol of wealth and prosperity.For the past 400 years, Kanazawa City has been famous for this traditional craft of gold leaf making, and today 99% of Japan’s national gold […]

What’s New on the Canberra Arts Scene –

what’s new, music-theater-arts, Capital life c / o (or In Care of), the Craft ACT: 2020 Annual Members exhibition (October 29 to December 12) will illustrate how care underpins the commitments of a maker. In keeping with the theme of the seventh edition of DESIGN Canberra (November 9-29, 2020), the exhibit will celebrate and explore […]

a traditional Japanese craft art that br...

ANI | Update: Apr 24, 2020 1:02 PM STI Tokyo [Japan], April 24 (ANI): The intricate samurai figure is created entirely from folded paper. This art form is known as origami, which originated in Japan.This artwork can be found at Origami Kaikan in Ochanomizu, Tokyo.Kazuo Kobayashi from Origami Museum said, “We wanted the world to […]

CRAFT DURING THE QUARANTINE | Local cra...

ON THE PICTURE : Kelley Hanson of The Craft House in Moorpark. Photo submitted. by Kateri Wozny Kelley Hanson recently posted a photo on her Instagram page of a wooden backdrop with the name of her business, The Craft House. Instead of being filled with customers waving their artwork, it was empty. “I miss all […]

Top-notch craftsmanship and remarkable s...

Note: Please check with galleries prior to your visit to confirm they are open, given ongoing coronavirus issues. The investigator keeps an up-to-date list To inquirer.com/cancellations noting major events that have been canceled in and around Philadelphia. The Gravers Lane Gallery in Chestnut Hill has generally positioned itself as a gift shop with gallery space, […]

Unison Arts Center annually hosts the Cr...

Artists participating in Unison’s Annual Craft Art and Design Fair (LR): Steve Fabrico (sandstone), Kim Ellis (author and illustrator), Stacie Flint (paintings), Elissa Rinaldo (flower arrangements), Annie O’Neill ( decorative earthenware) and Alexa Ginsburg (felted natural fibers). (The photographs on the wall are by François Deschamps who is not part of the craft fair). (Photo […]

The philanthropist Boyd turned the Racin...

Karen Johnson Boyd, a member of the SC Johnson family and one of the nation’s leading collectors of American crafts, died of natural causes on Friday morning, according to the Racine Art Museum. She was 91 years old. Boyd has been described as a dedicated and stealthy philanthropist. She initiated the contemporary craft collection at […]

Florida artisans to auction art online

Live auctions are common in the art world, but Florida Craftsmen has one that doesn’t require a paddle or your presence. • Today, and through April 4, 12 excellent examples of fine crafts are offered in an online auction, the 21st century version of the traditional silent auction. These enviable works are in traditional handcrafted […]